Register to vote

Individual electoral registration

Registering to vote keeps your credit referencing up to date as well as ensuring you will be able to vote if another snap general election is called. If you are already registered to vote, you do not need to do so again.

Register to vote ( website)

You need to provide your date of birth and National Insurance number. The easiest place to find your National Insurance number is on official paperwork such as your National Insurance card, payslips or letters from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) or HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). If you can't find it, you can use the HMRC enquiry service (

For further information on recent changes to voter registration please read our FAQ's (PDF).

Postal and Proxy voting

If you are not able to vote in person you can apply for a postal or proxy vote.

Apply for a postal or proxy vote 

Why vote?